EVAL 20 REIMAGINED CONFERENCE
With the AEA 2020 conference virtual there will be no travel but you can make a carbon offset for any travel you do anyway. For details click on the "Connect" tab above.
EPE TIG Field Trip
Since the AEA Conference is virtual there will be no physical EPE TIG Field Trip.
EPE TIG Business Meeting
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 from 5:30-6:30 EST
EPE TIG meeting. Link: rebrand.ly/EPETIG or
PLEASE REGISTER AT ABOVE LINK IN ADVANCE TO GET ZOOM LINK SENT TO YOU. WE ARE NOT USING THE AEA CONFERENCE PLATFORM FOR THE BUSINESS MEETING.
We will go through plans for the year and make a plug for you to join the leadership team. The vast majority of the hour will be for conversation and networking.
EPE TIG BYO-everything Reception with Beverly Parsons, Michael Quinn Patton and more.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 from 6:30-? EST
EPE BYO_everything Link: rebrand.ly/EPETIG or
THIS IS OUR VIRTUAL EQUIVALENT OF THE ANNUAL TIG DINNER BUT THE ONLY COST IS YOUR TIME!! PLEASE REGISTER AT ABOVE LINK IN ADVANCE TO GET ZOOM LINK SENT TO YOU. WE ARE NOT USING THE AEA CONFERENCE PLATFORM FOR THE SOCIAL. THE LINK IS THE SAME AS FOR THE BUSINESS MEETING SO IF YOU GO TO THE BUSINESS MEETING JUST STAY AT THE SAME ZOOM LOCATION AND WE'LL SEGUE SEAMLESSLY INTO THE SOCIAL. OR JUST COME TO THE SOCIAL AT 6:30 p.m. EST IF YOU WANT.
Blue Marble Evaluation, Visionary Evaluation, and many other ideas and frameworks around effectively responding to climate change are coming together to influence our field. Learn about these efforts and explore how you can be involved. Come meet former AEA Presidents Beverly Parsons (VIsionary Evaluation) and Michael Quinn Patton (Blue Marble Evaluation) and discuss their initiatives in breakout rooms along with other evaluators. Meet AEA Board Candidate Scott Chaplowe as well.
EVAL 20 REIMAGINED, EPE TIG CONFERENCE SESSIONS.
Links at conference website.
Friday, October 30, 2020 10-10:45 EST
2151: Applying trauma-informed evaluation to climate change disasters
Susan Wolfe and Allison Van will explore the ways evaluation must adapt as mass collective traumas become more common (like the collective trauma we’re all in now!), offering initial thinking about how to apply and adapt trauma-informed evaluation to disasters.
Friday, October 30, 2020 12-12:45 EST
2475: Climate Change is a Wicked Problem – how can evaluators help funders and program staff learn quickly enough?
It is imperative that evaluators figure out how to best help strategists and implementers working on climate change mitigation learn quickly about what works, what doesn’t and why. This interactive Think Tank will explore learning strategies and actions we can take.